Brenda Kirkpatrick, CD, AIMI, LCCE, FACCE
Director, Lamaze International
Team Leader & Training Coordinator, A Healthy Birth Doula Associates
I've been working as a doula since 1992, one year after the birth of my first son. I officially trained and certified in 1999 after my second birth, my VBAC. I began midwifery school in 2003 and became a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator in 2006. Since then I've trained hundreds of birth and postpartum doulas, started the very first doula agency in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, offering a more thorough, complete training with apprenticeship.
About my credentials: I'm a Healthy Birth Certified Doula, an Accredited Infant Massage Instructor, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and a Fellow of the Academy of Certified Childbirth Educators. I proudly serve on the Board of Directors for Lamaze International.
My passion is childbirth education, helping new parents find the resources that help them make the very best choices for the arrival of their little one. I'd love the opportunity to meet with you and hear about just exactly how you would envision your perfect birth!
I'm a firm believer in setting your sites on what you WANT!
Please contact me by phone, text or email and we'll get things started!
Brenda Kirkpatrick, LCCE, FACCE
Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator
Fellow of the Academy of Childbirth Educators
Certified Nursing Assistant 1993
Certified Doula (DONA) 1999-2012
Trained through Association of Texas Midwives from 2003-05.
Accredited Infant Massage Instructor – 2003
Lamaze Breastfeeding Support Specialist 2003
Trained Neonatal Resuscitation Provider 2004-Present
Trained and certified through Lamaze International - 2006.
Trained and certified with Chicago Health Connection in May 2007
Texas State Department of Health Breastfeeding Educator 2005-Present
Seattle Midwifery School - When Survivors Give Birth January 2006
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Instructor 2006
Certified Educator/Mentor Chicago Health Connect One Community Based Doula Trainer 2007
Lamaze Teen Support Specialist 2007
Texas Pregnancy Care Network Trainer 2009
Lamaze International Reality Birth workshop 2009
MotherMe Birth & Postpartum Certified Doula, Trainer, Mentor
Birthing from Within Mentor & Doula Training 2012
Lamaze International Conferences 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Lamaze International Advocacy Summits 2017, 2018
Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula,
Doula Trainer, Lamaze Trainer Program Director
Breastfeeding Support Specialist
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